Dr. Juan Calisto is a pediatric surgeon within the Department of Pediatric Surgery at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Dr. Calisto completed medical school in Lima, Peru, followed by a general surgery residency at the University of Oklahoma. He then completed Fellowships in Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Surgical Critical Care at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.
Dr. Calisto’s publications and clinical interests include the surgical treatment of pediatric colorectal diseases, surgical oncology and thoracic surgery. He developed since 2014 a program to train surgeons from developing countries along with pediatric colorectal surgeon- Luis De La Torre M.D,. In addition, he is teaching faculty of minimally invasive thoracic and abdominal surgery for the International Pediatric Endosurgery Group.
Dr. Calisto has three certifications by the American Board of Surgery in:
- General Surgery
- Pediatric Surgery
- Pediatric Surgical Critical Care
He is a member of the following organizations:
- American Pediatric Surgical Association
- American College of Surgeons
- Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
- International Pediatric Endosurgery Group
- Crohn's & Colitis Foundation
Dr. Calisto sees patients at the Nicklaus Children's Hospital main campus. He is fully bilingual in English and Spanish.